The Board of the Northwest Symphony Orchestra is launching a rapid conductor search due to a sudden vacancy. The ensemble is a tight-knit community orchestra, and, as such, would like to keep its search within the community.

Any interested candidates should contact:
Music Director Search
Northwest Symphony Orchestra
Arlington Heights, IL
Primary Contact: Sherry Kujala
Phone: (847) 902-4795





Lake County Symphony Orchestra is currently accepting applications to audition for the following....
- principal bassoon
- principal trumpet
Auditions will consist of 15 minutes of solo playing and an additional interview with the committee. Applicants will play a solo of choice and three contrasting excerpts of their choice. They will also be paid to play a concert with the orchestra as part of the audition. LCSO plays 6 events a year and principals are allowed to miss 1 concert.
LCSO is a dynamic and passionate member run/member fund raising orchestra. Everyone who is a member donates work for the orchestra in various capacities outside of playing. Only players with an interest in the entrepreneurial aspect of the orchestra and a desire to help build the arts in Lake County through this group should apply. This is not just a play for pay ensemble. Applicants should have skills valuable to the ongoing life of an arts group to offer - a list of possibilities can be provided. Please contact the number below for questions and to apply. Visit the web site at for information about the orchestra and the season.




The Woodstock Community Choir is seeking a rehearsal & concert accompanist. The position is as an independent contractor. Stipend is per rehearsal and concerts are additional pay. Candidate must be very good in a rehearsal setting playing parts. Flexibility of style is a must. The right person should be at home playing traditional choral music as well as contemporary music such as rock, jazz, folk etc.. They choir often hires a band to accompany them and the accompanist would need to be comfortable in that setting. Reading chords and ability to improv is also a positive. They perform two main concerts a year at the Woodstock Opera House as well as for the Woodstock Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Square. Additional community performance opportunities are added throughout the year. Rehearsals are on Tuesday nights from 7:15 to 9:15pm in Woodstock, IL. Most importantly, the candidate should be ready and willing to have a lot of fun!!! 

Rehearsals for 2017-18 begin on October 3rd.

For more information and to view the next season schedule visit the website below.

Please e-mail a resume or experience description to Cassandra Vohs-Demann, Artistic Director at